Alkali-treated penicillin G solution is a better option than penicillin G as an alternative source of minor determinants for penicillin skin test

Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, 05/09/2012

The study shows that alkali–treated penicillin G is a better option than penicillin G as an alternative source of minor determinant mixture (MDM) for skin testing in case the commercialized MDM is not available. Minor determinants play a significant role for penicillin allergy in Thailand and should be included in the penicillin skin test panel to verify suspected cases of penicillin allergy.

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